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Summer in the Park heats up at Warriors Path

Summer in the Park heats up at Warriors Path

June 1st, 2013 6:44 pm by Rebekah Wilson

From dawn to dusk, beaches to overlooks, salamanders to deer and tomahawks to treasure hunts, Warriors Path State Park’s Summer in the Park program offers educational and entertaining activities for the whole family.

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VIDEO REPORT: MCPD helping seniors fit better in their vehicles

VIDEO REPORT: MCPD helping seniors fit better in their vehicles - VIDEO

May 31st, 2013 1:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

Mount Carmel police have a long history of assisting parents with free child safety seats and inspections, but on Thursday their focus was on the other end of the age spectrum.

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Scrapbook Gallery: Week of May 26

May 31st, 2013 1:00 pm by Staff Report

Our weekly Scrapbook Gallery features photos submitted by our readers. Selected photos also appeared in the print edition of the Sunday Stories section on May 26.

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Breaks Interstate Park splashes into summer

Breaks Interstate Park splashes into summer

May 31st, 2013 12:56 pm by Staff Report

New season brings even more water park fun and nature programming to Breaks Interstate Park.

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Sullivan teen, sheriff’s office team up to help tornado victims

Sullivan teen, sheriff’s office team up to help tornado victims

May 31st, 2013 12:15 pm by Nick Shepherd

One local teenager wants to help the people affected by the tornado in Oklahoma, and he just got a very strong ally to collect donations for him: the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office.

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"Hardtack and Hard Times": Confederate Decoration Day in Tennessee

May 31st, 2013 1:00 am by Ned Jilton

Confederate Memorial Day is observed in some form in 14 states, including Pennsylvania. Known as Confederate Decoration Day in Tennessee and Confederate Hero Day in Texas it is a day set aside to honor those who died fighting for the Confederacy.

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Benefit ‘bike run’ to aid injured VSP trooper

Benefit ‘bike run’ to aid injured VSP trooper

May 31st, 2013 12:18 am by Wes Bunch

WEBER CITY — The rumble of engines will echo through the hills of Scott County this Sunday afternoon as motorcyclists ride to benefit the family of a Virginia State Police trooper who was seriously injured in the line of duty.

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Doc Lyons Festival set for Saturday in Surgoinsville

May 30th, 2013 11:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — For more than five decades Doc Conner Lyons delivered most of the babies born in Surgoinsville, and on Saturday many of those babies will enjoy a day of festivities in the doc’s honor.

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Vince Staten: Readers update 84-year-old errors from initial 1929 cyclone reports premium content

May 30th, 2013 11:01 pm by Staff Report

The newspaper is the first draft of history. And as my colleague Rick Wagner notes, sometimes the only draft. In Sunday’s column about the Rye Cove Cyclone of 1929, I used that first draft as my source material.

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Longtime Kingsport educator Barbara Goodlett dies

Longtime Kingsport educator Barbara Goodlett dies

May 30th, 2013 6:19 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Veteran educator, former city school board member and author Barbara Goodlett died Thursday. Goodlett was an English teacher and later vice principal at Dobyns-Bennett. After retirement from the school system, she served on the BOE.

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